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Judicial sources revealed that the judicial ruling issued today, Monday, by the Court of Cassation, against the leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood in the case known in the media as “the dispersal of the Rabaa sit-in” is final and cannot be appealed.
The sources added that the verdict issued against the group’s leaders is awaiting the ratification of the ruling by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, after which the Public Prosecution and the prison sector will set a date for the execution of the death sentence.
The Court of Cassation headed by Counselor Omar Shweida had decided to uphold the death sentence for 12 defendants belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, reduce the penalty for 31 from execution to “life,” and the expiration of the case for the accused for death, and uphold the rest of the rulings issued against them in the case known in the media as “dismissal.” Fourth.”
The verdict was as follows:
First: Confirmation of the death penalty for Abdul Rahman Al-Bar, Muhammad Al-Beltagy, Safwat Hegazy, Osama Yassin, Ahmed Aref, Ihab Wagdy Muhammad, Muhammad Abd al-Hayy, Mustafa Abd al-Hay al-Farmawy, Ahmad Farouk Kamel, Haitham al-Sayed al-Arabi, Muhammad Mahmoud Ali Zenati, and Abd al-Azim Ibrahim Muhammad.
Second: The rest of those sentenced to death were amended to life imprisonment.
Third: The rest of the judgments are rejected and upheld.
The Cairo Criminal Court had previously sentenced 75 defendants to death, including Safwat Hegazy, Mohamed El-Beltagy, Essam El-Erian, Abdul Rahman Al-Bar, Tariq Al-Zumar, Assem Abdel-Majid, Omar Zaki, Osama Yassin and Wagdy Ghoneim, all of whom are Brotherhood leaders and allies.
It also sentenced the group’s guide, Mohamed Badie, and Bassem Odeh, the Minister of Supply during the rule of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, to life imprisonment, and sentenced 374 other defendants to 15 years in prison, as well as 10 years in prison for 23 defendants, including Osama Mohamed Morsi, son of the ousted president, and 22 others “Juveniles.” ».